Lighter Side of the News (Oct. 05, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-51

Full Results:

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1 MattK 448 98 15
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2 gregariouschinchilla 425 96 15
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3 quarterrican 389 94 15
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4 DreierR 369 92 15
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5 DebB 365 89 15
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6 RebstockJ 363 87 15
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7 MilesTeg 356 84 15
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7 MirandaM 356 84 00
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9 GoodmanDL 351 79 15
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9 RauscherM 351 79 15
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11 akambour 347 76 00
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12 raccoonleaf 336 73 15
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13 ChrisRosenberg 334 71 15
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14 helene 333 69 00
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15 SizemoreM 320 67 15
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16 CoenM 318 64 00
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17 ElendilPickle 316 62 15
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18 HessJa 307 60 00
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19 Vicun-YAH 297 57 15
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20 SokolM 286 55 15
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21 GarciaD 283 53 15
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22 Tarn 274 51 15
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23 reallydumb4real 268 48 15
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24 MoyseyC 257 45 15
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24 DeeKay 257 45 15
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26 PipkeR 256 42 00
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27 Michalle 253 39 00
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28 Commodore 249 37 15
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29 casketromance 237 35 15
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30 HoH 235 32 15
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31 BringMoreLegos 214 30 15
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32 ADSanchez 213 28 15
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33 GarstJ 198 26 15
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34 MitchellWA 182 23 00
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35 McClintockJ 175 21 15
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36 KPope 174 19 00
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37 Vintsanity 167 17 15
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38 TerrieV 131 14 15
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39 JCEurovision 101 12 00
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40 Vendy12 77 10 15
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41 Jecrwin 76 7 00
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42 ArunH 43 5 00
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43 DouglasLovesVixey 29 3 00
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44 NatashaBB 0 1 00
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Questions:

Behind the scenes photos from the set of the film "You Are My Friend", about children's television host Fred Rogers, were released this past week. What actor will play Rogers in the film?

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Tom Hanks

The new mascot for the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers has been stirring up some buzz on social media lately. What is his name?

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Gritty

50/50 Tossup. The superhero film "Venom" opens nationwide today (Oct. 5). According to Rotten Tomatoes' Tomatometer, is "Venom" Fresh or Rotten?

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Rotten

Multiple choice. This past week on his Instagram account, Canadian crooner Michael Bublé announced the upcoming release of his new album. Stylized with an emoji, what is the title of this album: A) Love; B) Passion; C) Christmas; D) Dream?

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A

Of the words seen in the quote attached here, which one word also serves as the title of a new television series that airs on NBC?

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Manifest

Name either ONE of the two groundbreaking women whose name has been redacted in this quote from a recent Sporting News story: "The announcing duo of (redacted) and (redacted) did their job and did it well on 'Thursday Night Football.' I just wish Amazon hadn't dropped the ball on its end"?

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Hannah Storm, Andrea Kremer

WARNING spelling counts. What surname fills-in the blank in this recent headline from ESPN.com: "Manager Mike ________ says he won't be back with Angels for 2019 season"?

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Scioscia

It's been a while since there has been a GIF, here's a GIF. The individual seen in this GIF is pronouncing the new name of the outspoken person FORMERLY known by what name?

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Kanye West

Last Friday, Amazon Prime released for streaming a British television film starring Sir Anthony Hopkins. This film is an adaptation of what tragedy by William Shakespeare?

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King Lear

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "From the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals". Here we go. A headline from a recent industry press release reads: "FCC Seeks Further Comment on TCPA After Ninth Circuit Ruling on Definition of ATDS". What does the letter "T" stand for in both of these acronyms?

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Telephone

What three words have been redacted twice (in red) at the bottom half of the image seen here?

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Stairway to Heaven

The musical romantic drama film "A Star is Born" opens nationwide today (Oct. 5). Name either ONE of the two standup comedians who have acting roles in the film.

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Dave Chappelle, Andrew Dice Clay